Leonard, John (1939-2008)
Scope:

The John Leonard collection consists of manuscripts, printed material, and correspondence.

Manuscripts by Leonard in the collection include uncorrected galleys for The Naked Martini(Delacorte, 1964); a draft and proof of Wyke Regis (Delacorte, 1966); a draft of Crybaby of the Western World (Doubleday, 1969); over forty pages of poetry for the Night’s Sounds radio program; and seventeen book reviews for KPFA radio.

Printed material in the collection includes twenty articles by Leonard that appeared in theHarvard Crimson (1957-1958) and four magazine articles.

Correspondence in the collection includes a letter from Richard Kennedy of Delacorte Press (April 29, 1966) and four other letters, written between July 1972 and March 1973.

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Notable Figures
1. Leonard, John, 1939-2008
Associated Subjects
1. Literary Collections Subject Guide
2. Radio Subject Guide
3. Critics
4. Book editors
5. American literature--20th century